Family Health

On the Community Affairs Show this week, Cheryl Jackson speaks with the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Stephen Hahn, about the process of approving a COVID-19 vaccine. As of Friday, November 21st, new sources says more than 195,500 new COVID-19 infections were reported.  The highest number of single-day cases during the country’s […]

After receiving a full scholarship to study medicine at the Latin America School of Medicine in Havana, Cuba, Dr. Arabia Mollette relocated to Cuba, where she studied and lived for seven and a half years. After she matriculated from medical school, Dr. Mollette completed her residency as an Emergency Medical Resident Physician at Newark Beth […]

It’s back to school time! Many youth are still in need of the required immunizations in order to start the school year. Dr. Lee Beers offers her expertise on the importance of kids receiving their proper immunizations. Dr. Lee Ann Savio-Beers is the Medical Director for Municipal and Regional Affairs within Children’s National Health System’s […]

June National Men’s Health Month! On this episode, Dr. Yashima talks to the men of Fit Fathers Foundation! Joining me is the Founder, Kimatni Rawlins and Communications Director, Michael Tucker. Fit Fathers Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that educates families on overall wellness. Fit Fathers informs men with strategies for eating whole, nutritional foods and incorporating […]

The First Baptist Church of Glenarden, under the leadership of John K. Jenkins, has been committed to fulfilling the mandate and vision, “Developing, Dynamic Disciples through Discipleship, Discipline and Duplication.” On this episode, Dr. Yashima chatted with First Lady Trina Jenkins, and Health Expo Director and Dental Hygienist Melissa Johnson. We discussed the importance of […]

September is Brain Aneurysm Awareness month. Did you know that an estimated 6 million people in the United States have an unruptured brain aneurysm, or 1 in 50 people?  Linda McClam Curtis was no different from you and me. She was a 56-year-old wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, co-worker and friend, whose life abruptly ended […]

If you’re anything like me, then springtime brings on an influx of allergy issues! Here are a few home remedies that you can do at home to help alleviate those pesky pollen problems! 1. Local Honey Eating a little honey everyday produced by local bees can help ward off those irritating allergy symptoms. The bees […]

Washington, DC – Whitman-Walker Health will observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Tuesday, Feb. 7, with free HIV testing through our mobile testing unit at the Anacostia Metro station from 12:00-3:00 pm and at Bachelors Mill, 1104 8th St., SE, 10:00 pm to 12:30 am. Whitman-Walker will also offer a full schedule of free […]

Washington, DC – Whitman-Walker Health will open a new, modern health care home at 1525 14th St., NW, in mid-2014 to meet the health care needs of our community. This state-of-the-art center will enable Whitman-Walker Health to further our leading role in the fight against HIV/AIDS, expand on our commitment to provide affirming, culturally-competent care […]

WASHINGTON –Whitman-Walker Health will observe World AIDS Day with its annual candlelight vigil at Dupont Circle beginning at 5:00 pm on Saturday, Dec. 1. Whitman-Walker’s mobile testing unit will be onsite to provide free HIV testing. “My wish is that the year 2012 may be remembered as the beginning of the end of the HIV/AIDS […]

The Maryland Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division has a Health Education and Advocacy Unit that is offering a FREE service to help consumers whose health plan has refused to cover a medical procedure or to pay for a medical service that has already been provided. The Unit assists consumers in resolving billing disputes with hospitals, […]

The event is scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 10:00am-1:00pm, at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, located at One Veteran’s Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910 For more information, contact The Montgomery County (MD) Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.at 240-491-0275